Miss California Teen USA, Cassidy Marie Wolf Crowned Miss Teen USA 2013 at Atlantis, Paradise Island, The Bahamas
New York, NY – August 12, 2013 – Cassidy Marie Wolf was crowned Miss Teen USA 2013 this past Saturday at the beautiful Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas on August 10, 2013. The 19-year-old winner is from Temecula, California. The MISS TEEN USA® Competition was streamed online at http://www.missteenusa.com.
Hosting this year’s pageant was television personality and Miss Teen USA 2003 Tami Farrell and Australian television host Karl Schmid. The presentation show, which took place Friday, August 9th, was hosted by Logan West, Miss Teen USA 2012 and Nick Teplitz, writer and editor of TheFumble.com.
This year’s distinguished panel of judges included: Alfred “Butch” Beard, NBC and Collegiate All-American player and coach; Chuck LaBella, Emmy Award-nominated producer and VP of Talent Development for NBC; Fred Nelson, President/Executive Producer of People’s Choice Awards; Denise Garrido, motivational speaker; and Lisa Carvalho, VP of Public Relations for Maybelline New York, Garnier and essie divisions of beauty giant L’Oreal USA.
Throughout the event, the contestants competed in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. West crowned her successor at the conclusion of the two-hour live event.
First Runner-Up: Miss South Carolina Teen USA, Tori Sizemore will assume the duties of Miss Teen USA 2013 if for some reason the winner cannot fulfill her responsibilities.
Second Runner-Up: Miss West Virginia Teen USA, Haley Holloway
Third Runner-Up: Miss Georgia Teen USA, Julia Martin
Fourth Runner-Up: Miss Minnesota Teen USA, Maggie McGill
Top Sixteen: Miss California Teen USA, Cassidy Marie Wolf
Miss Minnesota Teen USA, Maggie McGill
Miss Tennessee Teen USA, Emily Suttle
Miss New York Teen USA, Nikki Orlando
Miss Georgia Teen USA, Julia Martin
Miss Wisconsin Teen USA, Kate Redeker
Miss Maryland Teen USA, Hannah Brewer
Miss Arkansas Teen USA, Abby Floyd
Miss West Virginia Teen USA, Haley Holloway
Miss South Carolina Teen USA, Tori Sizemore
Miss Hawaii Teen USA, Samantha Neyland
Miss Louisiana Teen USA, Bailey Hidalgo
Miss Alabama Teen USA, Lorin Holcombe
Miss Kansas Teen USA, Alyssa Klinzing
Miss New Jersey Teen USA, Christina Thompson
Miss Missouri Teen USA, Brenda Smith-Lezama*
Miss Photogenic Teen USA™ Award: Miss Oklahoma Teen USA, Graham Turner was voted the delegate who best connected with her audience through a photograph.
Miss Congeniality Teen USA™ Award: Miss Nebraska Teen USA, Jasmine Fuelberth. This award reflects the respect and admiration of the delegate’s peers, who voted for her as the most congenial, charismatic and inspirational participant.
Miss Teen USA™ Fan Vote Winner*: Miss Missouri Teen USA, Brenda Smith-Lezama. For the second year in a row, the Miss Universe Organization allowed fans to vote online for their favorite Miss Teen USA contestant, earning one lucky girl a spot in the semifinals. Fans were able to vote online either at http://www.missteenusa.com, or at http://www.facebook.com/officialmissteenusa.
The Miss Teen USA 2013 prize package includes: a year’s worth of hair care products and tools from Farouk Systems Inc.; eveningwear wardrobe by Sherri Hill; new custom diamond tiara and jewelry designed by Diamond Nexus; a swimwear wardrobe by Kandice Pelletier Swimwear; a shoe wardrobe from Chinese Laundry; a year’s supply of make-up from Rain Cosmetics; a year’s worth of products from IMAGE Skin Care; two-year scholarship (including housing) from the New York Film Academy; yearlong salary as Miss Teen USA; six-day/five-night vacation for two, including airfare, at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas; personal services including membership to Gravity Fitness and hair services from John Barrett Salon; modeling portfolio by leading fashion photographer Fadil Berisha; consultation with Miss Universe Organization’s Fashion Consultant and access to a personal appearance wardrobe; professional media/public relations representation by Rubenstein Public Relations in New York City; dermatology and skincare services provided by Dr. Cheryl Thellman-Karcher; professional health and nutrition consultation by Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD; dental services by Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S.; casting opportunities and professional representation by the Miss Universe Organization; extensive travel opportunities representing sponsors and charitable partners; access to various New York City events, including movie premieres and screenings, Broadway shows and launch parties.
About MISS TEEN USA
The Miss Universe Organization, a Donald J. Trump and NBCUniversal joint venture, is a global community empowering role models of beauty, health and leadership for young women of today. As part of the Miss Universe Organization, Miss Teen USA is dedicated to partnering with charities around the world, and to increasing awareness of teen issues. For more information, visit: http://www.missteenusa.com.
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About Atlantis, Paradise Island resort, The Bahamas:
Atlantis, Paradise Island is a unique, ocean-themed destination located on Paradise Island, The Bahamas, and features a variety of accommodations, all built around a 141-acre waterscape comprised of over 20 million gallons of fresh and saltwater lagoons, pools and habitats. Home to the largest open-air marine habitat in the world, there are over 50,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays, including The Dig, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis. Atlantis is home to Aquaventure, a non-stop water experience consisting of thrilling water slides, a mile-long river ride with high intensity rapids and wave surges, and never-before-seen special effects. Dolphin Cay, the resort’s interaction and education center, was created with the goal of enlightening visitors about the wonders of these remarkable ocean inhabitants.
The Cove Atlantis, a 600-room resort, features oversized rooms with a step down living space, spectacular designs by acclaimed interior architects Jeffrey Beers and David Rockwell, unprecedented services and amenities, private all-adult and family pools, lavish cabanas and breathtaking views of the ocean. Atlantis is also known as THE culinary destination in The Caribbean with a collection of restaurants from world-renowned chefs including Nobu Matsuhisa, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Bobby Flay and Todd English . The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops, casino, and the largest conference center, meeting and convention facilities in The Caribbean. For further information about Atlantis, Paradise Island; call 954-809-2000 or visit Atlantis.com. For reservations, call your travel agent or 800-ATLANTIS. Both low and high resolution color photography of Atlantis, Paradise Island is available at news.atlantis.com. If you are new user to this site, please complete the online registration to be granted access to the online newsroom. Atlantis can be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Atlantis and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/AtlantisResort.